GC Jobs

Project Assistant - INVENTORY

Reference number: CEO23J-102796-000014
Selection process number: 23-CEO-EA-INV-24508


We regret to inform you that this job opportunity has been cancelled.


This email is to inform you that this process has been cancelled.

However, please note that we have re-posted it.

Here is the new process number: 23-CEO-EA-INV-24508-B.

For those who applied to process 23-CEO-EA-INV-24508, please do not reapply to the new process number. Please just reply to the e-mail from Suzanne St-Jacques, Human Resources Advisor.

Thank you and have a nice day!

Office of the Chief Electoral Officer
Gatineau (Québec)
Term positions and casual
$54,878 to $61,379

For further information on the organization, please visit Office of the Chief Electoral Officer

Closing date: 30 June 2023 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad.

Update: Employment tenure modified to Term positions and casual.

Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

When submitting your application, you must answer questions regarding the education and experience requirements (both essential and asset qualifications). You must clearly demonstrate how you meet each of these requirements by answering the online questions. It is not sufficient to only state that the qualifications are met or to only provide a listing of current or past responsibilities. Rather you must clearly demonstrate when (month-year to month-year), where and how you acquired each qualification by giving concrete examples. information provided in your answers related to your education and experience must be supported in your resume. Failure to provide the above information in the format required may result in your application being rejected from the process. The information you provide in the questionnaire must be true.

-Knowledge of digital media and of web-based research tools, techniques and principles.
-Ability to categorize and synthesize information.
-Strong digital competencies, including the ability to troubleshoot problems with web-based and network connectivity tools, etc.
-Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

Work environment

IMPORTANT: Elections Canada offers a hybrid work model which permits telework in most situations.

This job opportunity is with Elections Canada’s Environmental Monitoring Centre. Our team prides itself on bringing together diverse talents to form a cohesive team where everyone works hard to offer non-partisan, unbiased, excellent and useful digital communication services to all participants involved in the electoral process.

Our mandate is three-fold: make sense of the public “information ecosystem” related to Canadian federal elections; provide clear, accessible, accurate and true information about Canadian federal elections on Elections Canada’s official accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube; and respond to inquiries from the general public via those same official accounts.

Interested in participating in the Canadian electoral process and helping Canadian voters exercise their democratic right? Apply now! You'll join a dedicated team who’s proud to do something tangible and positive every day.

The Office of the Chief Electoral Officer (OCEO) is located at 30 Victoria Street, in the heart of downtown Gatineau. Our location is easily accessible and is located near Place du Portage and just a few kilometers away from downtown Ottawa.

The OCEO is a place of work where work-life balance and mental health are very important for all its employees. The OCEO has policies allowing for flexible work arrangements, including: flexible hours, telework, compressed work weeks, etc.

Intent of the process

The immediate intention of this process is to establish a pool of fully or partially qualified candidates to staff similar positions at Elections Canada with varying tenures (such as specified period, casual) and various bilingual linguistic profiles (BBB/BBB, English or French essential).

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

A response to a text question addressing the following:

Contact information for 2 references.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

A secondary school diploma or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.

Candidates who already meet both of the following criteria are accepted as meeting the secondary school diploma requirement:
a. Candidates who have achieved a satisfactory score on the Public Service Commission test approved as an alternative to a secondary school diploma; and
b. Candidates who have been appointed or deployed for an indeterminate period to a position in the AS classification.

Other acceptable combinations of education, training and/or experience could be deemed acceptable, for example a Secondary 3 with 2 years of experience in an office environment in the last 5 years.

Degree equivalency

Experience of using Microsoft suite tools, including Outlook, Excel and MS Teams for processing incoming documents, collecting/organizing data, managing tasks, collaborating and producing reports, graphs or calendars.

Experience in collecting, updating and compiling data from various sources in a multi-disciplinary, collaborative environment.

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

Experience in media monitoring or social/digital media monitoring using tools such as Meltwater, Brandwatch, BuzzSumo, CrownTangle or others.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

Various language requirements
English or French essential, bilingual imperative BBB

Information on language requirements

Knowledge of digital media and of web-based research tools, techniques and principles.

Ability to categorize and synthesize information.

Strong digital competencies, including the ability to troubleshoot problems with web-based and network connectivity tools, etc.

Ability to communicate effectively in writing.

Ability to communicate effectively orally.


Sound judgement

Organizational skills


Working Effectively with Others

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

For some positions, proficiency in the use of other languages such as: Tagalog, Arabic, Pundjabi, Urdu, Farsi, Russian, Korean, Mandarin, Cantonese, Indigenous languages (Inuktituk, Cree, Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe) or others), and other languages commonly spoken in Canadian households

Elections Canada is committed to meeting its employment equity objectives. In support of achieving a
diversified workforce, consideration may be given to candidates self-identifying as belonging to one of the following employment equity groups: women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, indigenous people.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

Consent to observe strict political impartiality and neutrality for the duration of employment.

Willingness and ability to work on variable shift work schedules, as and when required.

Willingness and ability to work overtime on short notice.

A working internet connection at home is required to perform the duties of the position.

In-person, on-site presence could be required.

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

A test may be administered.

An interview may be administered.

Reference checks may be sought.

Candidates may be required to meet the asset qualifications, depending on the requirements of the specific position being staffed.

You must provide proof of your education credentials.

Please ensure that your Personal Record Identifier (PRI) is included in your application, if you have one.

Persons are entitled to participate in the selection process in the official language of their choice.


Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information

Suzanne St-Jacques, Human Resources Advisor
Date modified: